Concordes fly at different heights in up-and-down season

Ottawa’s speedskating trio of Ivanie Blondin, Vincent De Haître and Isabelle Weidemann can each look back at the World Cup speedskating season with highs and lows. Blondin, De Haître and Weidemann – each formerly of the Gloucester Concordes – finished the International Skating Union (ISU) World Cup season following their departure from the 2018 Winter Olympics, each with personal successes and shortcomings to show for it.

April Snapshots: A roundup of local sports news

By Ottawa Sportspage Synchro swimmers near podium at FINA Artistic Swimming Worlds Two of Ottawa’s top synchro athletes participated in the 2018 FINA Artistic Swimming World Series in March, including Olivia Jensen-Large, who nearly made the podium as part of Canada’s top three teams at the event. Jensen-Large placed 4th in the women’s team free…

Sultana swaps hammer for Highland: Back-to-back Commonwealth champ misses repeat medal at Gold Coast 2018, but fun-filled Frizell hungry for Highland Games

The two-time defending Commonwealth Games women’s hammer throw champion finished the always-dreaded one spot off the podium in 4th place, but at least Sultana Frizell didn’t have to contend with farm animals stealing her equipment when she competed in Gold Coast, Australia on Apr. 10.